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July 31, 2012


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David Ashton

Suzuki's lecture - what a scream!


A week of book reviews? I lovelovelove it!


" To a dreamy boy, the beats appeared as deities."

Barry: I'm a good deal younger than you, but I'll tell ya, some things never change! The Beats were my first introduction to Buddhism and they (along with the French and German Existentialists) are mighty responsible for what this lump of flesh has aggregated into over the years...well...plus Kesey and a number of other folks...

BTW - have you read/seen the calabro between Gary Snyder and Jim Harrison that came out a while ago? The name escapes me, but it included a fun DVD...

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